Huế lit up the historic flag tower Kỳ Đài in the citadel built by the Nguyễn Dynasty (1802-1945) on Monday.
Huế yesterday marked the commencement of the Tết (Lunar New Year) holiday in suitably imperial fashion, with the re-enactment of ceremony once held by the Nguyễn Dynasty (1802-1945) in the former imperial capital city.
Điện Hải Citadel in the central city should be restored as an historical landmark to attract local and foreign tourists, according to the National Heritage Council.
The Huế Monuments Conservation Centre on Thursday exhibited daily items that once were used by the country’s last two kings in a palace the kings used to live in prior to their coronation.
The concrete tomb built for a king’s mother under the Nguyễn Dynasty (1802-1945) in Huế has been excavated illegally, with local authorities suspecting lust for gold being behind the grave robbing.
The night programme, “Citadel by night,” held at the Huế Monuments Conservation Centre will be temporarily stopped because of bad weather.
A handful of soil taken from the Trường Sa (Spratly) Islands has been added to the Xã Tắc Platform, which honours the gods of land and rice, in Huế.
The royal family committee representing the Nguyễn Dynasty's descendants has filed a petition seeking to sue the investor of a parking lot for bulldozing the tomb of a king's wife.
The throne of the emperors under the Nguyễn Dynasty (1803 – 1945) in Thái Hoà Palace will be moved to a safe place to make room for restoration of the interior of the palace from now to August 10, according to the Huế Monuments Conservation Centre.
The People’s Committee of Thừa Thiên- Huế Province determined to remove the grave of the bulldozed king wife’s tomb to another place, augmenting the conflict between local government and the royal family committee.